How to Protect your Teeth during the Holidays

The weeks that close out the year are typically filled with lots of food, drinks and late nights. But even though it’s good to unwind and have fun during the holiday season, it’s also important to remember your dental health. Holidays often feature platters of sugary foods and desserts, as well as fizzy drinks – all of which can potentially erode your teeth if left in your mouth long enough or over a significant period of time.

And because people are often so busy with parties and shopping, they often forget to brush their teeth at night (or even at all), which only makes teeth more susceptible to cavities. To prevent this from happening, avoid acidic or fizzy drinks, including fruit juice, champagne and soda… (American Health Advantage)

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